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January 13, 2009  7:02 PM

Writing for Business — modifier placement



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, grammar, misplaced modifiers, Quiz

typing Which is correct? The code __________________________. a. needs to be rewritten badly b. badly needs to be...

December 29, 2008  7:50 PM

Writing for business – copywrite or copyright?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, copyright or copywrite, grammar, Quiz

Which is correct? According to the Berne ________ convention, all content created since April 1989 is protected, whether or not that...


December 14, 2008  11:48 PM

Writing for business — a majority is or a majority are?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, grammar, is / are, plural/singular, subject-verb agreement

Which is correct? A 95 percent majority ____ opposed to scheduling meetings for after 5 p.m. a. is b. are
...


December 5, 2008  5:10 PM

Writing for business – rollback or roll back?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, grammar, Quiz, rollback or roll back

Which is correct? You can ________ the transaction to return to a state prior to the update if there are problems. a. roll back b....


December 4, 2008  4:30 PM

Writing for business — all right or alright?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
all right or alright, Business writing, CIO, grammar, Quiz

Which is correct? The office manager said it would be _________ if I signed for the delivery. a. alright b. all...


November 25, 2008  5:50 PM

Quiz: Writing for business — counsel or council?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, commonly confused words, counsel/council, grammar

typing2.jpg Which is correct? When working in a foreign country, a savvy project manager might seek ______ from local contacts...


November 13, 2008  1:51 PM

Quiz: Writing for business — one or more: was or were?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
agreement, Business writing, CIO, grammar, subject-verb agreement, was/were

typing1.jpg Which...


October 22, 2008  10:28 AM

Quiz: Writing for business — since or because?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, grammar, Quiz, since/because

raid.jpg Which is correct? The project impact analysis found that _______ RAID implementation increased the mean time between...


October 21, 2008  10:41 AM

Quiz: Writing for business — parentheses and periods



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, grammar, parentheses, punctuation, Quiz

parentheses.jpg Which is correct? Test coders will develop scenarios and exercises to test new code _________________ a. ...


October 20, 2008  2:23 PM

Quiz: Writing for business — complementary or complimentary?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, commonly confused words, complementary/complimentary, grammar, Quiz

laptop.jpg Which is correct? According to a recent report, the more expensive your hotel is, the less likely it is to provide...


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